Alzheimer’s Association – Desert Southwest Chapter
Phone: (800) 272-3900
The Desert Southwest Chapter’s purpose is to empower and support individuals, families, care partners and communities affected by dementia in Arizona.
American Bar Association Commission on Law & Aging
Phone: (202) 662-8690
The Commission examines a wide range of legal issues affecting older people. This research results in publications, conferences, technical assistance and training programs, and demonstration projects of considerable value to the association and the public at large. Current projects include: Elder Abuse, Guardianship Jurisdiction, Guardianship Law & Practice, Health Decisions, Medicare, National Legal Resource Center and Voting and Cognitive Impairment.
Arizona Area Agencies on Aging
An Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is a public or nonprofit private agency that helps older Arizonans. AAAs are chosen by the State to plan and coordinate services at the local level:
- Provide home- and community-based services
- Advocate for older adults
- Offer information on programs, options and community supports
Many programs are offered in partnership with DES and funded through the Older Americans Act.
There are eight (8) Area Agencies on Aging in Arizona:
Area Agency on Aging, Region 1, Phoenix
Pima Council on Aging, Tucson
Area Agency on Aging, Region 3, Flagstaff
Western AZ Council of Governments, Yuma
Pinal/Gila Council for Senior Citizens, Casa Grande
Southeastern AZ Governments Organization, Bisbee
Navajo Area Agency on Aging, Region 7, Window Rock
Inter-Tribal Council of AZ, Phoenix
Arizona Adult Protective Services (APS)
Phone: (877) 767-2385
Working in partnership with law enforcement, the courts, and community-based service providers, APS can assist in facilitating services and supports that help protect vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect or exploitation, and help them live as independently as possible.
Arizona Assisted Living Federation of America
Phone: (602) 322-0100
Arizona ALFA, the largest not-for-profit trade organization exclusively dedicated to representing providers and enhancing the quality of life for residents. We have over 250 members including a wide variety of assisted living, senior housing and health care providers as well as other industry partners.
Arizona Caregiver Coalition
The Arizona Caregiver Coalition is the equivalent of “Google” for Arizona caregivers. We help those caring for others (regardless of the medical reason) by offering a Respite Rebate Program, a Caregiver Resource Line, and an online resource database.
Arizona Attorney General
Phone: (602) 542-2124
Arizona’s seniors are often vulnerable to physical abuse and neglect by caretakers and many times are specifically targeted by those attempting to defraud them through home repair, living trust scams, bogus charities and other financial scams. Protecting Arizona’s seniors from abuse and exploitation is an important function of your Attorney General’s Office.
Governors Advisory Council on Aging
Phone: (602) 542-4710
Established by state law in 1980, the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging (GACA) is a statewide body of fifteen members appointed by the Governor to serve three-year terms. The Council’s purpose, by statute, is to “advise the Governor, Legislature and all State Departments which the Council deems necessary on all matters and issues relating to aging, including the administration of the State Plan on Aging.” The Council’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for older Arizonans.
Arizona Geriatrics Society
Phone: (602) 265-0211
The Arizona Geriatrics Society is dedicated to advancing healthcare for older Arizonans by supporting the development of professionals in geriatrics and gerontology who are committed to improving and developing healthcare best practices for older adults.
Phone: (855) 669 3472
Resources and Information for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Survivors. Our mission is to be the most reliable, timely and complete resource on the internet for brain injury and spinal cord injury survivors. Our hope is that the site will be relied upon as a trustworthy resource for the community and for those who are searching for information.
Consumers United LLC
Our goal with the ConsumerAffairs stair lifts guide is to help consumers make an informed decision when shopping for stair lifts. The guide covers all sorts of information that could be helpful to consumers interested in finding information about purchasing stair lifts.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Arizona Chapter
Phone: (480) 968-2488
The Arizona Chapter works tirelessly to improve the quality of life for the 45,500 people affected by MS throughout Arizona. Our mission is to create a world free of multiple sclerosis. We are here for you, your family or anyone you Save & Exit know affected by MS.
The Tuck Sleep Foundation
Phone: Web-based only
The Tuck Sleep Foundation, is a non-profit community for advancing better sleep. Their website offers research papers, resources and other information regarding the subject of sleep.
Mesothelioma Guide is your trusted ally in the fight against asbestos-related cancer. We provide up-to-date information about living with mesothelioma, top doctors, treatment options, and more. (website 1)
Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that attacks the mesothelium, which is the inner lining that surrounds the organs. The only known cause of this disease is asbestos exposure. (website 2).
Finding the best legal representation is a crucial part of any asbestos-related case. Retaining a general practice lawyer or an attorney who isn’t experienced in asbestos and mesothelioma lawsuits is never recommended, as these types of cases can be very complex. (website 3)